DONATIONS SOUGHT FOR 2006 HACIENDA FOOD DRIVE

Each year Hacienda supports the Alameda County Community Food Bank in their effort to develop resources for programs conducted throughout the year. As a participant, your donations go a long way towards helping the Food Bank meet their mission in Alameda County. Locally, a number of Tri-Valley operations are recipients of food and money collected by the Food Bank.

2006 Holiday Food Drive

Hacienda would like to encourage you to support the annual Alameda County Community Food Bank Holiday Food Drive which is currently under way. During last years Holiday Food Drive, Hacienda collected food which provided thousands of meals for the needy. This year Hacienda is working with the food bank to help towards their goal of collecting 700,000 pounds of food to help families in need this holiday season. You can make a difference in the community by collecting non-perishable food or making a financial donation to support the Food Bank's hunger relief and advocacy efforts. The Food Bank relies on the support of local businesses, schools, service organizations and community members to assist those in need.

Food for Thought

The Food Bank's collection effort focuses on healthy non-perishable food. The Food Bank would also appreciate it if you would refrain from donating items in glass containers. The Food Bank particularly encourages contributions of the following:

Canned meats and fish Canned fruits and vegetables Pasta and tomato sauce Peanut butter Beans and rice Cereal/oatmeal Powdered milk Nutritional beverages

Donations

Your company can sign up to have a collection barrel delivered to your office or Hacienda businesses may also contact the Hacienda Owners Association for a donation pick-up provided the donation can be received within the park. You can also donate time at the Food Bank by screening and sorting food. If you would prefer to donate money, checks may be made payable to the "Alameda County Community Food Bank". Please mail all checks to the Alameda County Community Food Bank using the contact information below with the note "Attention: Food Drive" on the envelope. Online donations are also accepted on the Food Bank's web site at: https://secure.entango.com/donate/pnH59Bg7qps .

Additional Information

Additional information is available on the food drive, local collection points, organizations benefiting from the collection effort, and ideas on how to provide incentives to companies and individuals to participate. Please feel free to contact the Alameda County Community Food Bank using the contact information below for details.

Contact Information

Carrie Holt Alameda County Community Food Bank PO Box 2599, Oakland, California 94614 (510) 635-3663 ext. 318 phone (510) 635-3773 fax cholt@accfb.org e-mail www.accfb.org WWW Hacienda Owners Association 4473 Willow Road, Suite 105, Pleasanton, California 94588-8570 (925) 734-6500 phone (925) 734-6501 fax info@hacienda.org e-mail www.hacienda.org WWW

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